New issue of Feminist Dissent: Challenging Binaries to Promote Women's Equality
The open-access journal Feminist Dissent is based the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick, and its latest issue is a special on 'Challenging Binaries to Promote Women's Equality'. You can read it here.
James Poskett, Horizons: A Global History of Science (Penguin, 2022)
We are told that modern science was invented in Europe, the product of great minds like Nicolaus Copernicus, Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein. But this is wrong. Science is not, and has never been, a uniquely European endeavour.
Horizons pushes the history of science beyond Europe, exploring the ways in which scientists from Africa, America, Asia and the Pacific fit into the story. Challenging both the existing narrative and our perceptions of revered individuals, above all this is a celebration of the work of scientists neglected by history.
“Hugely important,” Jim Al-Khalili.
“Revolutionary and revelatory,” Alice Roberts.
At the end of March a special issue of TRAJECTORIA, "Ethno-graphic Collaborations: Crossing Borders with Multimodal Illustration", was published. In a piece titled "Waters of Death and Life: The Evolution of an 'Ethno-Graphic'" by Dr Charlie Rumsby (a Visiting Research Fellow in the GSD Department) and Ben Thomas (an independent digital illustrator) we see an academic thesis in the process of being turned into an ethno-graphic novel.
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This project looks at the impact of global media coverage on the memorialisation of the Berlin Wall. Cheryl Nah shows that external influences should be considered when understanding how national symbols are remembered and celebrated, especially in this increasingly globalised world.
New paper! In 'Creative Malfunction: Finding Fault with Rowhammer, CIM's Matt Spencer examines one of the most significant hardware vulnerabilities of recent years for what it tells us about the nature of repair and transformation in computational systems. http://computationalculture.net/creative-malfunction-finding-fault-with-rowhammer